• Cylla’s first double-double sparks FAU’s 79-73 win over UTSA

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla scored 24 points and had 12 rebounds, the freshman’s first double-double, to lead Florida Atlantic to a 79-73 victory over UTSA on Thursday night.

  • In this April 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard reacts after missing a free throw during overtime in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Houston. Hack-a-Shaq, the tactic of fouling bad foul shooters on purpose to send them to the line and slow their team's offense to a crawl, used to be a laughing matter. It isn't anymore, and has raised the ire of everyone from booing fans to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver himself and will likely be something the league tries to curb in the coming months. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    Impact Hack-a-Someone tactic having on NBA is growing issue

    MIAMI (AP) — San Antonio’s first play of the 2008-09 season was designed and executed perfectly. Spurs’ center Tim Duncan didn’t bother jumping for the opening tap, conceding it to Phoenix’s Shaquille O’Neal. Five seconds later, Michael Finley wrapped his arms around O’Neal for an intentional foul.

  • Correction: Trooper-Hunting Accident story

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a Connecticut State Police trooper’s death in a hunting accident in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of Cinco Ranch. It is about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio, not 20 miles west of Houston.

  • Elmore scores 23 with 7 treys as Marshall beats UTSA 109-91

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 23 points with seven 3-pointers, and James Kelly scored 22 as hot-shooting Marshall thundered past Texas-San Antonio 109-91 on Saturday, breaking 100 points for the second-straight game and beating UTSA for the first time.

  • San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) shoots in front of Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

    Spurs hand Mavs largest halftime deficit in 116-90 blowout

    DALLAS (AP) — A large San Antonio contingent in the Dallas crowd chanted “go, Spurs, go” during a timeout with the Mavericks on their way to the biggest halftime deficit in franchise history.

  • Federal corruption case snares leaders of South Texas city

    DALLAS (AP) — Almost every top official in a remote South Texas city was arrested Thursday under a detailed federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes from contractors and sending city workers to help an illegal gambling operator nicknamed “Mr. T.”